Nonresident Fathers' Contributions to Adolescent Well-Being.

  title={Nonresident Fathers' Contributions to Adolescent Well-Being.},
  author={Valarie King and Juliana M Sobolewski},
  journal={Journal of marriage and the family},
  volume={68 3},
Using data from 453 adolescents in Wave 2 of the National Survey of Families and Households, we examine how multiple dimensions of nonresident father involvement are associated with different dimensions of child well-being. Father-child relationship quality and responsive fathering are modestly associated with fewer externalizing and internalizing problems among adolescents. The quality of the mother-child relationship, however, has stronger effects on child well-being. Nevertheless, even if… CONTINUE READING